DIY: Pipe Bench

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. If we've learned anything about home decorating over the years it's that every place needs at least one quality bench. You can use it to put your shoes on when you're heading out in the morning, and also use it to drop your bag on when you get home. It will work as extra seating or a coat rack during a party. You can display your shoes underneath it. With a single 2x12, some 3/4" gas pipe fittings and Ben Uyeda's tutorial on HomeMade Modern you'll have a bench that looks so good your friends will probably try to steal it. Oh yeah, ... continue reading
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STEAL: 15% Off Sitewide in the Cool Material Shop STEAL

We've been adding new items to our shop on a weekly basis for a while now, and this week is your chance to save on all of them. Head over to the shop, enter your email into the pop-up, and you'll save 15% off sitewide! Snag a new watch, pocket knife, machined pen, or any of the other goods that line our virtual shelves. Hurry up, sale ends Monday, Oct. 6. ... check it out
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The Desk Built Like A 20th Century Vault

Leave it to Restoration Hardware to make an impossibly cool desk that weighs close to 400lbs. The Iron Vault Desk is modeled on the turn-of-the-century jewelry shop and factory office safes with hinged doors, latching handles and cabinets with removable shelves. It's formed, riveted and finished by hand out of sheet ... continue reading
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DIY: Wooden Camp / Beach Chair

Doing It Yourself isn’t always the easiest or cheapest option, but odds are you won’t find anything more satisfying than finishing a DIY project with your own two hands. Each week, we’re going to showcase one cool DIY project tutorial from around the web. You probably already own at least one camp chair. If ... continue reading
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Stainless Steel Open Storage Containers

We generally don't like saying something is the "best of" anything because something will inevitably come out the following week that bests the previous "best of." When that happens, we look like jerks. That said, we're fairly confident that's not going to happen with the new Stacking Shelf Container 50 from Snow Peak. ... continue reading
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Approved: Fire Pits

Summer was made for relaxing outdoors. Few things beat knocking back a few beers with some friends on a cool June night. For warmth and light, you’ll want a fire pit. Here are a few of the ones we’d recommend regardless of how much you’re looking to spend. $1000+ Propane Round Fire Pit If money is ... continue reading
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This Shelf Converts Into a Table

When you live in an apartment that's really a glorified closet, you have to get creative with how you fill the space. One option would be to drop this Convertible Shelf Table into your pad. Yeah, you'd have to remove your books and knickknacks before you sit down for dinner, but the wood and iron piece can pull helpful ... continue reading
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